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Nov 30, 2012 8:00pm EST
in the senate for senators martinez, smith, and two other senators. he has a deep, extensive [background in the senate. starting with james and moving on down. >> thank you. good afternoon. please, bear with me, i'm slowly, but surely, getting my voice back. seems like you are on the front end of losing your voice or back end of gaining it back. i thought what i would do this morning a start off with two quotes, which i think, help us frame the discussion that i think we'll have, and at least my comments, and i'll briefly lay out a way to view this issue discussed today, a question of obstruction in the senate. the first quote is from a guy namedded william who wrote a book called "the art of political manipulation," a professor of politics i believe, and in the book, he said it is true people win politically because they induced other people to join them; right? that's how we think about politics. you convince and persuade other people to join you, you have a vote, and you win. he says winners reduced by more than attraction and persuasion, but win because they set up the situation in s
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
is a graduate from boston university and he was previously in the senate for senator martinez and two other candidates. he has an extensive and deep background. so we will start off with james and move on from there. thank you. >> good afternoon. please stay with me, i am slowly but surely getting my voice back. first i would like to thank the heritage foundation and mike. thank you to our panel here. i thought of you this morning to start off with framing the discussion that i think we will have and i will briefly lay out a way to view this issue we are discussing today, which is a question. the first has to do with the art of political manipulation, it was a book written by professor politics. in this book he said that it is true that people win politically because they have induced other people to join them in a coalition. i think that's how we think about politics. he goes on to say that the winners induced by more than the political attraction and persuasion, typically they win because they have set up the situation in such a way that other people want to join them or will feel forced
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